Published in Drug Week, August 1st, 2003
According to recent research published in the journal Drugs-Education Prevention and Policy, "In Brazil, those who are suspected of driving under the influence of drugs are tested only for ethanol. Professional drivers, especially truck drivers, use stimulant drugs to prevent sleeping during long-distance driving. Surveys on the patterns of use of illicit drugs in the workplace have rarely been conducted in Brazil, in spite of the high costs and the potential risk to public health.
"Since 1996, the authors have been compiling the...
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